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Posting Date:  05-Apr-2021

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY

Company:  United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Technology and Operations function is comprised of five teams of specialists with distinct capabilities: business partnership, technology, operations, risk governance and planning support and services. We work closely together to harness the power of technology to support our physical and digital banking services and operations. This includes developing, centralising and standardising technology systems as well as banking operations in Singapore and overseas branches.

Job Responsibilities

•            Security Surveillance and Threat Hunting

  • Ethical hacker/Technical Subject Matter Expert on offensive, defensive, and defense-
  • in depth methodologies, tools and technology
  • Perform Cyber Threat Hunting; to monitor security alerts, logs, intelligence feeds and advisory from various sources to identify potential threats/weaknesses/compromise, investigate, determine the extent of the compromise, engage relevant stakeholders to follow up to close incidents and accurately describe the details of an incident in management reports
  • Identify, design and develop new cyber threat hunting rules and use cases.
  • Work with Group UOB to attend to security investigation escalations (suspicious activity, malware infection, DLP cases)
  • Manage malware analysis lab environment


•            Forensic Investigation

  • Perform breach investigation and digital forensics during an escalation / incident.
  • Develop and manage current knowledge of tools and best-practices in breach investigation and forensics.
  • Develop forensic and investigative reports


•            Automate security BAU operation tasks -  logs trawling, IOC implementation on network, security posture checks, remediation tracking (escalation, VA, PT), deviation/exception tracking

•            Support the team on other cyber defense related matters

Job Requirements

•            A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or its equivalent.

•            At least 5 years of experience in cyber security fields. 

•            One or more of the following technical certificates: GIAC, GCIH, GCFA, GREM or equivalent

•            Knowledge of the various attack phases and the kill chain methodology; latest cyber-attack tactics, techniques used by adversaries; computer exploitation tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP); analysis of TCP/IP network communication protocols; analysis of electronic media, packet capture, log data.

•            Experience in deploying forensics toolkit to support host, network and mobile forensic and breach investigation; deploying deception toolkit for intrusion detection

•            Experience using threat hunting tool such as: SIEM, XDR, NTA, UEBA, MS-ATA

•            Experience using forensic tool such as: FireEye tools (Redline), Encase, FTK

•            Experience in analyzing malwares, identifying packers and compilers, reviewing PE file structure, carve and examine recovered data, researching interesting strings

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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